The kind most generally grown is microphylla, a somewhat tender Chilian evergreen shrub with dark shining green leaves, small greenish fragrant flowers, succeeded in favourable spots by orange berries. Usually grown in pots for sale. Other kinds are dentata, Gilliesi, both with coarsely toothed leaves, and integrifolia, with entire leaves. Increased by cuttings of the ripened shoots inserted in sandy soil under glass.